Diving into Watercolor Wax Batik June 17, 18 and 19, 2021
The process of watercolor wax batik will be explained, demonstrated and practiced in this hands-on intensive workshop. Learn how to select the best photos to work from, plan your painting, build the multiple layers of wax and watercolor and then do the final batiking and the “reveal.”
2021 BAA Summer Workshop Schedule: June 17, Thursday 4 pm – 8 pm (break for supper) June 18 – 19, Friday and Saturday 9am – 4pm (noon break each day)
Topics covered will include:
Recognizing value changes (light to dark)
Reviewing color – color harmonies, analogous & complementary colors
Planning your painting: first wax application and initial wash of watercolor
Continuing with the planning/diagramming process
Building up the layers
Batiking your painting
About the instructor: A former member of the Badlands Artists Association, Linda has painted in watercolor wax batik for the past seven years. In that time, she has won numerous awards for her paintings and taught the wax batik process to dozens of artists.
Linda is a signature member of the Red River Watercolor Society and has had her work accepted in multiple uried shows including the Rocky Mountain Watermedia National Exhibition, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Show, the Red River Watercolor Society National Exhibition, the Pikes Peak International Show and three Colorado Watercolor Society shows.
Thursday – Saturday, June 25 – 27, 2020 in Dickinson, ND
Karen Knutson is a highly sought-after workshop instructor and an award-winning artist. The workshop with Karen is actually THREE workshops rolled into one exciting weekend!
Workshop At A Glance Day 1: Charcoal Pours Day 2: Painting and Collage Day 3: Painting Landscapes
Karen paints in mixed media, trying to make her paintings fun and easy. Known for her jazzy colors and semi-abstract designs, she teaches watercolor-and-collage workshops across the country. Her teaching style is playful and relaxed, and her explanations are accessible and easy to follow.
2020 workshop participants can choose which days they would like to attend or sign up for all three of the workshop dates.
$125.00 per day or $300.00 for the entire workshop.
1 CEU CREDIT through UND This workshop qualifies for 1 CEU through UND for K-12 art teachers. $50 for credit hour will be paid directly to UND: Reference Session Number* PDE.20.0663. Download the UND Credit Registration form here: Charcoal Pours CEU Credits
If you wish to take the workshop for 1 CEU credit, UND requires that you attend all three days of the workshop.
Payments for this workshop can be made by check or bank transfer. If you need to do a bank transfer, please contact us at baa @badlandsarts.com
Workshop Location Trinity High School Art RoomDickinson, ND 1 CEU available.
The Dickinson Museum Center located on Museum Drive is planning an art exhibit featuring BAA artists from February 1 to 28, 2019. The exhibit will include artworks from a variety of mediums such as oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, clay, as well as mixed mediums. Many of your favorite BAA artists will be represented during this exhibit. Museum hours are Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm.
The Dickinson Museum Center along with BAA will also be hosting Minot’s Taube Museum traveling children’s art show from March 1 – 31, 2019. Art teachers, this would be a wonderful field trip to put on your school calendar.
Jennifer Stone will bring her painting and teaching skills to our summer workshop June 20 – 22, 2019. The workshop topic will be Watercolor Purs and Negative Space in a 3-day format.
Karen is a highly sought after workshop instructor and an award-winning artist. The workshop with Karen is actually THREE workshops rolled into one exciting weekend!
Karen paints in mixed media, trying to make her paintings fun and easy. Known for her jazzy colors and semi-abstract designs, she teaches watercolor-and-collage workshops across the country. Her teaching style is playful and relaxed and her explanations are accessible and easy to follow.
4-Day Workshop August 3 – 6, 2017
Dickinson, North Dakota
The workshop will be held over four days. You can purchase a one-day class or all four days. Pricing details can be found in the registration form.
Thursday, August 3: “Using Stencils & Illusionary Painting.”
Friday & Saturday, August 4 & 5: “Watercolor and Charcoal Pours”
Sunday, August 6: “Wire Drawing.”
If you are a K-12 art teacher and are looking for Continuing Education credit, we are thinking of you! Our 2016 workshop was able to offer 1 unit of Professional Development credit through the UND Extended Learning office. To earn one unit of credit, you will need to attend at least 3 days of Karen’s workshop.
The location: Biesot Activities Center on the Dickinson State University campus. Air-conditioned, filled with natural light, and plenty of space! The Badlands Art Association will provide munchies for us to graze on as we stretch our artistic muscles!!